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went to the federal emergency management agency, fema in oakland with the relief that's head back east and if we will be left in a bind if something happens here at home. >> reporter: this is the 24-7 watch room at the headquarters, responsible for monitoring real and potential disaster issues in california, nevada, arizona, hawaii and all united states possessions in the pacific. the damage on the east coast is so bad it's. >> all hands on deck. >> reporter: the administrator said that her office is already sent a ten person incident management team to the east coast to match federal resources with local needs. >> they are there to help the states fill the gaps, the resource gap that the state identities and that the locals have. >> reporter: the no call has been made for supplies their depot at moffet field. they say that's ready to respond in an instant as eastern depots are depleted. >> if we area lift them or -- i wouldn't be surprised if they will be tapped. >> we sent people back and more if necessary depending on the damage a fair questiona rices, are we going to be protect
there is no debate that help has arrived. >> reporter: while fema is assessing the damage, people are still without food, the search for bodies under way, and when we talked to 0 senator boxer, she defended the help. the northeast, tonight, the temperature is dropping and people without electricity are slivering. >> 42 years in my home, and i lost it. >> reporter: death toll from sandy is now more than 90, nearly half from the hard hid area of staten island. residents have been screaming for federal assistance. >> please, president obama, please listen to us down here, we are going to die. >> reporter: homeland security secretary janet napolitano toured the destruction this afternoon. >> we want to make sure the right resources are brought here, as quickly as possible. >> reporter: the national guard can now be seen mobilizing supplies, meantime, today in san francisco -- >> romney's record at governor in dealing with disasters has raised doubts. >> reporter: senator boxer pushed for votes, criticizing governor romney. we asked the senator why a delay in relief supplies from fema to staten island.
at the white house includes top aides, the head of fema and by the telephone, the governors of new york, new jersey and connecticut. and in this morning's weekly addressed. the president pledged to help storm victims to rebuild no matter how long it takes. >> as president, i promise them this, your country be there for you for as long as it takes to recover and rebuild. >> following this morning's meeting, they will fan out to tour damaged areas to make sure that necessary resources shall being provided. that includes gasoline because there's a shortage. and the long lines for gas still visible in some states. new jersey is actually rationing gas. >>> some people in new york cheered this morning when the lights came back on. the number of people without power drops from 2.6 million from a high of 8 million. the storm has left 175 people dead, including 106 in the united states. >>> new york marathon will not be run tomorrow. mayor bloomberg canceled that race after mounting criticism. they claimed that the race would have drained resources that should be helping the recovery effort. >> my ho
to help states make changes if necessary. so far no one indicated they intend to do that. fema's chief said now that search and rescue is over, power is a top priority. >> we are moving into the mass care part of this disaster and that is going to be driven by the power restoration and getting people power back. >> fema said the government plans to pay 100% of the bill to restore power. >> can't get over those pictures. >>> our weather now, rain last night. >> some sprinkles today. folks in the north bay, it was wet all night for halloween. we got breaks in san jose, but we saw rain, half inch in the heaviest locations. clear outside right now. where the rain showers have gone, moving off in this direction. light scattered showers, a few drop ins san jose this morning. rainfall accumulation. you can see it decreases as you get south towards san jose. good news about the rain, the thing i like, it really does start to help the fire danger. till we are into had winter and the days -- you know, rain helps. good news there. fire danger high. we can see the wind events. 65 in san raff el. 6
a at -- including fema and agencies that will be helping with the recovery efforts, the department of energy, the department of transportation, the department of homeland security, and the department of health and human services. everyone is a bear -- everyone is aware that this will be big and powerful storm. across the eastern seaboard, everyone is taking a corporate preparations. i have spoken to all of the governors in all of these states. they have issued emergency declarations. those have been turned around quickly here in the white house. we have been three position assets so that fema personnel are working closely with state and local governments. we're making sure that food and water and emergency generation is available for those communities that will be hardest hit. we anticipate that the center of the storm will hit landfall sometime this evening. but because of the nature of the storm, we're certain that this will be a slow-moving process through a wide swath of the country. and millions of people will be affected. the most important message that i have for the public right now
scrambled to board up windows and collect sandbags. speaking from fema headquarters, president obama said that residents need to take this storm very seriously and follow instructions from local officials. the storm expected to make landfall tonight into tomorrow. >>> thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2 news. see you the next time news breaks. >> and we're here online. game 5 coming up in a few minutes in detroit, and if the giants win, they're world series champs. leave of it right here and we'll see you back here after the game. >> go, giants! >> that's right. go, giants!
before the cut back. it's being paid for by and $8.6 million grant from fema. >>> the california department of education has stripped 23 schools of a key state ranking due to cheating and other misconduct in administering standardized tests. it happened during the testing that is used to calculate a school's academic performance index or api, which is used to rank schools in the state. according to the "los angeles times," the violations range from failing to cover bulletin boards to coaching students with actual test questions or helping them correct errors. the global family school was cited for having reference material on the wall during testing. >>> the east kroest is bracing for hurricane send. it's already done some damage in the southeastern u.s. what happened to passengers on board a disney cruise. >>> plus, pulling and all-night tore get giants -- nighter to get giants world championship merchandise. >>> take a look at that, a dream vacation on a disney cruise ship turned into a nightmare when it hit high surf from hurricane sandy near miami. the rough waves caused the
that sent wave across the east coast is being felt by relief agency offices in the bay area. fema's area 9 is head quartered here in oakland. so far a ten person team was sent to help with sandy relief efforts. emergency supplies from the moffet field depot could also be shipped east. 30 red cross volunteers the bay area have deployed to help and up to 100 more could leave in the coming days. the red cross is asking you to pitch in by donating blood. >> it's one of the most concrete things i can do because i graduated college two years ago and financially that's not really -- i can't give money but i can give blood. >> red cross leaders say blood is needed because power outages have forced the cancellations of blood drives on the east coast. >> we have source now spreading south out of the north bay. here we have the golden gate bridge. rain in nevado, in santa rosa, in napa. the satellite or radar loop, you can see that rain moving in over the peninsula. reports of rain out in ocean beach as well. drizzle showing up in san francisco, downtown, reports of sprinkles out toward lafayette.
. >> would you eliminate fema if you before president? >> reporter: romney was peppered with questions of his plan to end fema. >> if mistakes are made, people will note them and it could hurt them. >> reporter: what would sandy's impact be on the election pundents on the days after the election. it could take historians months, days or years to truly sort out. >>> more than 100 tenants could be evicted from their floating homes. we'll tell you what the redwood city planning commission will do. >>> new questions tonight about a port of oakland executives claim that he was just entertaining clients. >>> add an umbrella to your costume. i'm tracking halloween rain and when you can expect it in your neighborhood. >>> new at 10:00, for years the rent has been cheap and the location good. the city commission is considering the future of pete's harbor. what's at stake for the people who live there, ken wayne has the story. >> reporter: the planning commission is still meeting at this hour behind closed doors trying to figure out the future of pete's harbor and how it might affect the people who li
cutbacks. academy class is being paid for with a two-year $8.6 million grant from fema. >>> today we got an up-close look at a new crime-fighting tool officials in alameda county are hoping to add to their arsenal. but as ktvu's allie rasmus explains some are objecting to spy in the sky. >> reporter: it lifts off like a space age aircraft and you can barely hear it buzzing overhead. it's an unmanned aerial system otherwise known as a drone. >> the device is about 2' wide, less than a foot tall an weighs about 3.35 funds and atoo muched to the bottom is an hd camera that sends back a live picture. >> well, limits are ceiling 400' agl, line of sight, 250,' with an observer. >> reporter: to fly in dense urban areas deputies would need permission from the faa and department of justice, but the device has raised concerns. representatives from the electronic frontier foundation sent this statement. in response sheriff sergeant nelson says it's no different than other equipment they use. >> we have had robots in our bomb squad and s.w.a.t. teams for ten years that are remote controlled. we d
from fema. recruits will graduate in march. >>> 7:12. police in rohnert park arrested a man accused of peeping into a child's bedroom window. it happened early yesterday morning on montero drive. police say 23-year-old daniel collard climbed onto the roof of the house and then removed the window screen and was talking to the child through the win dope. they scared off the suspect. it was -- he was later arrested as he walked around the neighborhood. >>> 7:13. dispatch center closed. why the chp center in vallejo remains shut down and who is handling their emergency calls. the unusual case before the supreme court about textbooks. how it is pitting a grand student against three huge industries. but he has major supports. >>> well, lots of low clouds around, fog, fog advisory takes us until 8:00. otherwise it will be sunny, seeing that blanket of fog. 60s and 70s. >>> 7:15. new this morning, president obama right now is heading back to washington, d.c. he canceled a florida campaign appearance this morning because of the approaching hurricane sannie. >> scott macfarland is out on the
cutbacks. the academy class is being paid for by an $8.6 million grant from fema. recruit will graduate in march. >>> time now just about 6:15. new this morning, president obama right now is head back to washington, d.c., after canceling a florida campaign appearance because of the approaching hurricane sandy. ktvu's scot mcfarland is on the streets of washington, d.c., to show us how it's affecting federal government, as well as the president's schedule. scott? >> reporter: dave, good morning. hurricane sandy has just arrived. the winds are picking up and for that reason, the u.s. government is closed -- congress shut down, the federal agencies -- irs and social security closed. as you mentioned, president obama returning here from a campaign stop in orlando this morning to oversee the response. here's a live look at atlantic city, new jersey. they're to the east of us along the shore. the winds are stronger and surf is stiff and nearing record levels. it will approach the record levels later tonight. we have a severe weather situation, so severe in washington, d.c., the instruction
and the academy class is being paid for by a grant from fema. >>> california marines and police will be forming a mock zombie attack. it is part of the resort island in san diego. hundreds of military, law enforcement and medical personnel will have this as part of their emergency response training. >>> this is a multi agency exercise held at various east bay like cases. every year dozens of firsters hold this for hostage situations and large scale natural disaster. >> 22 different s.w.a.t. teams from all the over the world are taking part. >>> many people were out showing off the costumes in the district. we found plenty of halloween spirit. one man toll us it took an hour to get dressed and an hour more to get the make up done and he missed the largest castro parties from years passed. >> they have definitely dwindled down to what they used to be. >> i missed big days of halloween. >> there are not cities sanctioned since nine people were injured during a shooting back in 2,000 sick. they intend to keep the peace this year and they are making their presence known. >> weather is good and lots
campaign event since sandy hit. in the meantime, president obama stopped off at the fema headquarters in washington, d.c. a little while ago. he will see firsthand the damage from the super storm. >> here at home, giants fans are packing b.a.r.t. trains, heading to san francisco wor the -- for the world series victory parade. in west oakland at the b.a.r.t. station people had trouble getting on because those trains were crammed. muni adding more trains and extra ferries are running to the golden gate district. >>> and we have this -- giant fans already cramming into the civic center plaza. brian flores has been out there all morning. he's back now. tell us more about what's happening around you, brian. >> reporter: well, a lot of those fans getting off the b.a.r.t. trains are heading here. you can see behind me, i've been here all morning, the crowd is definitely piling up. the parade does not start until about 11:00. our coverage doesn't start until about 10:30. now, from what we shot earlier today, we talked to some people, some fans started showing up as early as 3:00. you can see
. >>> more than a half million new yorkers have no power right now. this is new video. fema official and secretary of homeland security are going take a tour today. now a man point add gun at a driver who put in front of him at a line in at gag station. the temperatures are always supposed to drop this weekend which is worrying people because a lot of are relying on fuel powered generators to keep on the lite lights and the heat. >>> two boys have been found after they were swept out of their mothers arms. she lost hold of her 2-year-old and 4-year-old son. >> that is a terrible story. i can not think about how the patients feel today. >> s mother scorifiered by clinging to--the mother survived by clinging to a post. >>> storm battered areas are struggling to re-coffer. there are long lining for food and water. coming up, a live report on supply shortages and the clean up facing storm victims. but they are still going to be holing the new york marathon on sunday. >>> we have major commute problems, sal is here to talk about what is going on. >>> yes, there was a fatal accident her
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